How to Install Tor Browser on Elementary OS Linux Easy Guide

February 27, 2016 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Tor Browser Elementary OS Install

Hello Linux User, this Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Tor Anonymous Browser on Elementary OS i386/amd64 GNU/Linux.

And to Install Tor Browser on Elementary OS Linux you will need provide Directly to Download and Install the Tor Browsing Ready Bundle.

That because only the Tor Anonymous Onion Router is Present at the moment on the Elementary OS Linux Repositories.

Furthermore, Tor provides the Foundation for a range of Applications that allow Organizations and Individuals to Share Information over Public Networks without Compromising their Privacy.

Finally, included inside this guide You Find instructions on How to Getting-Started with Tor Anonymous Browsing.

How to Install Tor Browser on Elementary OS Linux - Featured
  1. Download Tor Browser Bundle for GNU/Linux

    Tor Browser Bundle 64-bit
  2. Double-Click on Tor Archive and Extract into /tmp

    How to Install Tor Browser on Elementary OS Linux - Extracting Tor Browser Bundle tar.gz

  3. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Tor Browser on Elementary OS Linux - Pantheon Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Tor Browser
    Set the SuperUser as owner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/tor-browser*

    And Fix Permissions with:

    sudo su -c "chmod +xr root:root /tmp/tor-browser*"

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Then Switch the Tor contents with:

    sudo mv /tmp/tor-browser* /opt/tor-browser
  5. Making a SymLink for Easy Launching on Shell

    sudo ln -s /opt/tor-browser/Browser/start-tor-browser /usr/local/bin/tor-browser
  6. Again to Create a Tor Desktop Launcher

    sudo cp /opt/tor-browser/Browser/start-tor-browser.desktop /usr/share/applications
  7. Getting-Started with Tor Anonymous Browsing

    Tor Browsing Getting-Started
  8. Now Thanks to the Tor Volunteers Relay Network you can Enjoy the Tor Anonymous Browsing on Elementary OS Linux.


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